Louise Francis is a professional theatre actress and singer who is currently playing an Ensemble in Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.
Louise graduated from the Guildford School of Acting with a degree in Musical Theatre (2015-18).
Her musical theatre credits include Ensemble/first cover Dionne/Chrissy/second cover Hud in the UK tour of Jonathan O’Boyle’s Hair (Aria Entertainment, 2019) and Lucille/Shirelle in the UK tour of Ed Goggin’s Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Mark Rubinstein Ltd, 2020).
Her acting credits during her time at the Birmingham Ormiston Academy include Fraulein Knuppledick in Ben Occhipinti’s Spring Awakening (2015); Beth in Stephen Whitson’s Little Women (2015);
While training at the GSA, she played Emily Arden in Stephen Barlow’s State Fair (2017); Lorna/Betty/Atta Girl in Graham Gill’s Bullets Over Broadway (2017), Dionne in Tim Luscombe’s Hair (2018) and Frou Frou in Chrissie Cartwright’s Cats (2018).
Louise has been part of several workshops including Sarah Middleton’s Pygmalion (2016) as Mrs Pearce; Dafydd Lansley, Cornay and Denman’s Invision (2016) as an Ensemble; Darren Tunstall’s Cymbeline (2016) as Cornelius and Christian Durham’s Spring Awakening (2017) as Fray Bergman/Fraulein Knuppeldick. She was involved in all of these workshops when studying at the Guildford School of Acting.
She was a Vocalist in Alex Parker’s Jule, Jerry And Steve at the Birmingham Ormiston Academy and Maria Friedman’s The Oliviers In Concert at the GSA.